awana[2]Leading Kids Worldwide to Know, Love and Serve Christ

AWANA helps churches and parents work together to develop spiritually  strong children and youth who faithfully follow Jesus Christ. Our programs offer a proven approach for evangelizing and discipling kids in the church and community.

What do kids do at AWANA?

The club meeting, which lasts about an hour and a half is divided into four segments: Announcements & Awards, Game Time, Handbook Time, and Council Time.  During Announcements, clubbers receive their awards giving recognition of achievements.  Playing games in AWANA, provide fun, exercise, and promotes good sportsmanship.  During handbook time, clubbers progress through age-appropriate handbooks by memorizing and demonstrating an understanding of the Bible passages.  The main feature of Council Time is a Bible lesson.

What does the word “AWANA” mean?

“AWANA” is an acronym for “Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed.”  It is taken from II Timothy 2:15, which states, “Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.”

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David & Loretta Johnson

AWANA Commanders

25th – INSPECTION NIGHT Make sure that your uniform is in proper order. All badges & jewels should be sown & completed. If uniform supplies are needed, please see Ms. Loretta asap.

2nd – WACKY WEDNESDAY! Let’s see who can wear the wackiest, tackiest costume & hair! Fun to do and fun to see!

9th – HAT’S OFF TO THE AWANA WORKERS & PIZZA NIGHT Write a thank you card or bring a small gift to show your appreciation to your AWANA Workers! Come hungry for a special treat! PIZZA!!

16th – SPECIAL END-OF-THE-YEAR FUN NIGHT! Going to the Bounce Party/Playzone, Santa Rosa Mall Must bring $5.00 & wear socks. Must have permission slip. Meet at the church 6:00 PM, will return at 7:30.

 23rd – AWANA AWARD’S NIGHT Meet in AWANA Room – 6:00 PM AWARD’S SERVICE – 6:30 PM Church Auditorium AWANA Awards Given & Special AWANA Slide Presentation!